Photo credits to Nancy Winship Milliken, Jeff Derose, Josh Macaloon, David Weiland, and Maria Baranova
Vermont environmental artist, Nancy Winship Milliken, defines her art practice as “contemporary pastoralism”, taking inspiration from our age-old relationship with nature to consider contemporary ecological questions. Her environmental, textural and site-specific sculptures are often performative, activated by ephemeral forces such as the wind, rain, and sun. Milliken’s use of both natural and industrial materials imbedded with history stem from her interest in rural art, agriculture, and sustainable living..
On View now in Vermont and Massachusetts
Epitaph for a Barn
At Boston Sculptors Gallery July 18 through August 12, 2018. Breath and Matter is a unique show collaboration between poets and sculptors. Chard deNiord (Poet Laureate of Vermont) and I collaborated on new work reflecting on the remains of a burned down barn at Shelburne Farms, in Shelburne, Vermont
At North Bennington Outdoor Sculpture Show in North Bennington, Vermont